Sealed Burner Flame Height and Appearance

Core Issue:

  • What should the flame on a CG, DF, GR, or SRT look like?
  • Should the surface burner flame have a yellow color?
  • Should a surface burner make a popping noise after it is turned off?


Select a flame that is just high enough to maintain the desired cooking speed and is sized to fit the base diameter of the pan. Never extend the flame beyond the base of the pan.

  • Smaller diameter pans should be used on the left rear burner.
  • A natural gas flame should be blue with a deeper blue core. There should be minimal trace of a yellow flame.
  • A yellow flame indicates an improper mixture of air and gas or impurities in the gas supply to the range. If this occurs consistently, contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.
  • With LP Gas, some yellow tipping to the flame is acceptable and may not require adjustment.
  • A popping sound may be noticed with LP gas when the surface burner is turned off. This is normal.

Refer to the product use and care guide for further information.

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